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The world has changed a lot over the past few years for artists of all types. Far fewer visual artists, musicians and writers are being featured in popular galleries, getting signed by record labels and being published by major publishing houses, and more are choosing to set out on their own.

This new, more independent landscape means that artists now have more control over their work and greater freedom to do what they want. However, it also means that artists need to learn how to market themselves, and that starts with having an artist website.

Building an artist website and establishing a presence online will help you reach clients and fans not just in your local area but all over the world. And, thanks to COVID, even more artists are being discovered online.

But, not all artist websites are made equal. If you want to stand out from the crowd, you need a professional, modern website on your side.

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These days, it’s far more common for people to have a mobile phone than a desktop computer. There are 3.8 billion smartphone users out there. Meanwhile, rates of desktop and laptop ownership have fallen in the US. These numbers make it easy to see why having a mobile-friendly site is more important than ever before.

It’s essential that your website is designed to provide the best possible experience regardless of what device it is being viewed on. No matter whether someone finds the site on a laptop, desktop, tablet or mobile phone, you want your site to be equally as functional and accessible.

One of the most important aspects of a mobile-friendly site is responsive design. With a responsive design, your site will automatically...

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If your restaurant isn’t already offering online ordering, it’s time to start. Keep reading to learn about just a few of the many reasons why it’s important and how it could benefit your business.

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Every attorney needs a professional, modern lawyer website where potential clients can go to learn about the firm and areas of practice, schedule a consultation or appointment, read testimonials and more. However, a great attorney website is just a start.

A website is only as effective as it is visible, and a successful online presence for your law firm means a visible one.

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The year that was 2020 wasn’t exactly easy for small businesses. Here are a few things small businesses can do to make 2021 a better, more successful year.

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Now that you've launched your beautiful new Websites 360® website, it's time to start thinking about how to get more website visitors that you can convert into customers.

The right approach to increasing online traffic can push your site higher in search rankings and put your business ahead of the competition. As you build your web presence, you'll notice that there are many ways to advertise your business online.

Marketing 360® offers marketing tools and services that incorporate three common tactics for attracting more search traffic. Read on to learn the basics of these online marketing methods, and create a free account today to see what kind of online marketing is right for your unique business.

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Modern website builders aren’t what they used to be. And, that’s a good thing.

What most people think of when they think of a DIY website is a cheesy design template, a clunky editor that barely works and a cookie-cutter website that ends up looking like every other small business website in your industry.

Back in the day, DIY websites were so simple and unimpressive that building your own website was only acceptable if cost prevented you from getting a “real” website built by a designer.

Luckily, that’s no longer the case. Modern website builders, like Websites 360®, have changed the game for DIY websites.

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Is having an IDX feed on your real estate website right for you? The answer is not quite as simple as “yes” or “no.” Instead, the answer is more along the lines of “it depends.”

But first, what exactly is an IDX feed? IDX stands for Internet Data Exchange, and through an IDX feed, a member of the MLS (multiple listing service) can integrate real estate listings into their real estate website.

Here’s a simple breakdown of the benefits and downsides of having an IDX feed.

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Some companies believe websites are simply a tool for advertising their services and telling potential customers about themselves.

While having a website to communicate your unique brand and services is the first step toward broadening your company’s marketing efforts, online marketing is an ongoing task, and many companies fail to realize the importance customer feedback has on their online presence.

Customer feedback and reviews can make or break your reputation both online and offline, and are a critical part of your online success. Read on to learn more about the importance of customer feedback, and why you should make online reviews a focus in your marketing plan.

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Your small business website is the main hub of your business online, and it’s where visitors will go to learn about your team and services and decide if you’re trustworthy. In other words, it’s where visitors turn into leads and eventually customers.

However, not all small business websites are made equal. If yours is outdated and doesn’t meet the expectations of modern internet users, it’s not going to be effective, and it’s going to prevent you from getting the kind of ROI you should be getting.

Here are a few of the features that make a website modern in 2020.